The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows PowerShell
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 27 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.70% 1.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £338
% change year-on-year -10.25% +15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.06% +172.22%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 90 98 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 34.75% 38.89% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 32
Median daily rate £350 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +28.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £457 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing PowerShell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PowerShell in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerShell in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Liverpool over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PowerShell in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Informix
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) IDERA
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (16.67%) COBIT
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Informix
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IDERA
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) Wyse